Ohio Trucking Association

The Ohio Trucking Association is dedicated to effectively representing the concerns of the trucking industry to industry members, governmental and regulatory bodies, and the general public. OTA is further pledged to assist member companies in managing the impact of change in the trucking profession and to enhance the professional and economic growth of its members.

 

News


NEW OTA OFFICERS BEGIN TERMS
July 1 begins a new term for members of the OTA Executive Committee. Three At-Large Board positions also filled.


TURN IT OFF IN NEW JERSEY
New Jersey to crack down on violators of its 3-minute idling rule.


TWO MORE STATES OFFER AMNESTY
West Virginia and Mississippi join other states offering leniency on payment of taxes due.


TIRE SCAM CONTINUES
Alert your employees
Two instances of member companies who could have become victims of a tire repair scam.


MODEL TRUCKLOAD CONTRACT UNVEILED
ATA and NITL devise easier to understand contract.


NEW INSPECTION TRAINING COURSE OFFERED
First Time in Ohio
OTA with the Michigan Center for Truck Safety makes this two-day training session available.


OTA WINS HUGE COURT DECISION IN REEFER TAX CASE
Ohio Supreme Court unanimously rules that reefer units are part of a truck they are installed on and therefore not taxable.


HIGHWAY WATCH TRAINER WORKSHOPS
Four scheduled around Ohio (FREE!)
OTA will offer four Highway Watch Train the Trainer Workshops around the state for trucking managers to train their own drivers and interested employees.


OHIO SKILLS CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP
The Ohio Trucking Maintenance Council helps conduct this year's diesel mechanic skills competition.


LOCAL TRUCKER RESCUES GIRL
PDQ Transit driver from Grove City assists in apprehension of the abductor of a young girl and her return to her mother.


FMCSA TO RESTRICT SOME DATA
Information appearing SafeStat will be altered to address criticism from federal overseers.


OHIO STATEHOUSE UPDATE
Tax Reform / Tort Reform progress
Where both issues stand as the legislature moves into summer.


COURT CASE MAY AFFECT TPA PROCESS
Third-party Administrations for workers' compensation cases may be prevented from working cases due to not being licensed attorneys.


OTA GEARING UP FOR NO-ZONE AT FAIR
Volunteers Wanted to Share Message
Now in its seventh year, the trucking industry's No-Zone Exhibit at the Ohio State Fair continues to draw tens of thousands of Ohioans to hear our industry's safety message.


MI CRACKS DOWN ON TRAILER PLATES
Michigan penalizing those who register trailers out of state but reside in the state.


OHIO SETS UP INSURANCE HOTLINE
A new number to call when you have questions about insurance.


HOT SPOTS TARGET OF TRAC PLAN
What Roads Will Be Improved
ODOT has released its schedule for major road work in the state.


STRONG INVESTMENT IN OHIO ROADS
By Ohio Congressman Bob Ney
This is an article submitted to OTA by Ohio Congressman Bob Ney on highway funding.


GLITCH IN BILL ON SENTENCING BEING FIXED
Legislation involves payment of penalties at court hearing.


OHIO DRIVERS SEEM TO �GET IT�
OSHP Stats on Hours of Service
The Ohio State Highway Patrol compares hours compliance figures from last year and this year.


A NEW & IMPROVED WORKERS' COMP GROUP
Find Out How to Save Yourself Big Money!
Although OTA has been saving trucking companies millions in workers' comp. premiums for over a decade, our new "Super Group" program casts a wider net for even bigger savings. Find out how!


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OHIO BECOMES NINTH STATE
TO JOIN HIGHWAY WATCH
Ohio will recruit volunteer professional truck drivers to be the eyes and ears for law enforcement on security and safety issues.


Share The Road Comes To Cincinnati
More than 130,000 cars and 15,000 tractor-trailers travel I-75 through Hamilton County each day, placing Cincinnati 19th in the nation for truck traffic...


No-Zone Comes to the 2001 Ohio State Fair
Over 75 volunteer members of the Ohio Trucking Association joined with employees of Roadway Express, Inc., the Ohio State Highway Patrol, and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to help spread the message of highway safety this summer at the 2001 Ohio State Fair in Columbus....